Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
they don't want it to be manipulated. they're put together by two separate government entities, bureau of labor statistics, the labor department, and then the census bureau. and then the employment numbers, put together by the labor department. that tells us the number of jobs created by businesses. then there was a household survey, where field representatives go in and call a number of households, putting that number together. you combine the two and that is the report we got this morning but with 2,000 field representatives involved, and two government entities involved, it is almost impossible to manipulate these numbers. >> that is why we needed it all explained, as always, sue herrera. >>> now to breaking news out of arizona, where last night we reported the possibility that they were looking at the possibility that the u.s. border agent killed there may have been the victim of friendly fire. tonight there is more, more at the border patrol station in bisbee station there. good evening. mark, good evening >> reporter: and good evening, sources tell nbc news they expected an annou
Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
continues our nbc news investigation, is the government trying to downplay the danger along the u.s.-mexico border. >>> and later, the rescue of a very big baby in an extraordinary journey home tonight. vocatio>>> we're back now with investigation, part of our ongoing series of reports on the violent drug war next door, along the mexican border. the recent friendly-fire death of a u.s. border patrol agent in arizona has once again put security in the spotlight, and some are now asking whether the obama administration is trying to downplay what is really happening. our report tonight from nbc's mark potter. >> reporter: arizona rancher, john lad, whose land includes eight miles of mexican border fence, says that while fewer cross his fence now he is overrun by the drug runners. he fears many are armed >> they have no regard for laws or anything, and if they want to cause us harm they're going to do it. >> reporter: this video shot by a hidden camera on his land shows a group of smugglers carrying bales of marijuana, which lad says he sees regularly, also they cut holes like this in
Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
next here, as the broadcast continues our nbc news investigation, is the government trying to downplay the danger along the u.s.-mexico border. >>> and later, the rescue of a very big baby in an extraordinary journey home tonight. i was on maternity leave. i have retired from doing this one thing that i loved. now, i'm going to be able to have the time to explore something different. it's like another chapter. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. [ female announcer ] for everything your face has to face. face it with puffs ultra soft & strong. puffs has soft, air-flu
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: the federal government still has to approve the billion dollar plan to remove the dam. and every day health assessment teams carefully wash the fish for any sign of disease. for now, at least, there is reason to celebrate. >> there we go. >> thanks to the salmon's robust return. kristen dahlgren, nbc news, klamath, california. >>> that is our broadcast on a tuesday night. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams. we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. >>> right now at 6:00, it's decision day. we're live as the supervisors prepare to vote. >>> and surveillance drones could be coming to the bay area. >>> at nbc bay area, reality check as san jose voters prepare to decide whether to raise the minimum wage. >> nbc bay area news starts now. >>> good evening, everyone, thanks for joining us. >> happening now, the 10-month drama surrounding the sheriff is
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, including specialists called in from retirement. and a government plane is on stand by to carry her overseas for treatment, although she is too unstable to move. today, the chief of surgery paid a visit to her bedside, and vowed to fight terrorism no matter the costs. while malala yousufzai lies in bed, many pray for her recovery. some schools were closed in protests. many demonstrate against the taliban. the shooting has brought new focus to malala situation, the fight for education. >> there can be nothing more cowardly. her story has captured the world's attention. >> yesterday's attack reminds us of the challenge the girls face, whether it is poverty or marginalization, or even violence, just for speaking out for basic rights. >> reporter: malala yousufzai may become a combined force. they vow to attack her again if she recovers. >> they have added her father to the hit list. doctors say she has shown some improvement in the next day but that the next 24 hours will be critical. before they can tell if the gunmen still at large have permanently silenced the courage of a 14-year-old girl.
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
syria landed on his house in particulary. a day later, the turkish parliament authorized the government to carry out military operations beyond its own borders, threatening to widen syria's war throughout the nation. you can see the town that is held by opposition rebels, but every day according to the residents here the syrian military which is on the outskirts fires mortars and shells into this town. sometimes they overshoot and the mortars end uplanding on the homes of farmers. they fled the border region because it had been too dangerous to stay here. he showed me where a stray bullet struck his house and told me they couldn't sleep at night because the shells fell like rain. when once the sounds of animals were all you could hear along the border, now rumbling jeeps are reminders that syria's war is increasingly reaching beyond its borders. >> now to the scandal rocking the vatican. the pope's former butler found guilty today of stealing private papal documents and leaking them to a reporter, but tonight the butler is expecting a pardon. paulo gabrieli was always close to the pope
Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm EDT
of work to do. >> reporter: the federal government still has to approve the billion dollar plan to remove the dam. and every day health assessment teams carefully wash the fish for any sign of disease. for now, at least, there is reason to celebrate. >> there we go. >> thanks to the salmon's robust return. kristen dahlgren, nbc news, klamath, california. >> that is our broadcast on a tuesday night, thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams, we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more.